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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 80° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.01 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.78 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.8"3.06 miwest0° 22' 37.9"25.92 minorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 51° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.8"972.41 miwest0° 09' 16.2"10.62 minorth972.77 mi
24 hours13° 42' 36.3"924.46 mieast4° 04' 10.0"279.72 minorth972.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:50 PM888 km552 miles480 nmWest W
MaleThu 11:50 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:20 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 12:20 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:20 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:20 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 12:20 PM2370 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth N
BangaloreThu 12:20 PM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 2:50 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaThu 10:50 AM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmWest W
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